Towson’s Black History Month

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Towson High School’s Black Student Union is dominating February with events all throughout Black History Month. Here’s the list of events: 

 

1. Clothing and shoe drive 

To kickoff Black History Month the BSU collected clothing and shoes for charity throughout the end of January. They collected over 500 items to donate to a charity in Baltimore City to help homeless people.  

 

2. Culture Fair 

On February 5th the BSU is holding a culture fair during lunches, with many other clubs participating. Each club and some students will be making a board to educate people on different cultures. Stop by during your lunch to learn more! 

 

3. Movie Night 

On February 14th the BSU is showing The Hate U Give, a movie about a teenage girl whose friend falls victim to police brutality. Tickets are $5 and will be sold Feb 10th-13th before and after school, tickets will include popcorn and soda during the movie.  

 

4. Black History Month Assembly! 

The BSU’s largest and most popular event of the year is the Black History Month assembly. This is to wrap the month and teach Towson’s student body about black culture. This includes local speakers, student performers, and much more. The assembly will be held on February 21st during 4th period. Tell your teachers to bring your class!